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IAF Choppers called to tackle raging forest fire in Nainital region

MI 17 chopper filling water to douse forest fire

Over the past 36 hours, a fierce forest fire has engulfed the mountainous areas around Nainital, prompting the Indian Air Force (IAF) to deploy personnel and MI-17 helicopters for firefighting operations. These choppers are collecting water from nearby Bhimtal Lake and dispersing it over the affected regions to douse the forest fire. It would be pertinent to mention here that ...

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